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News and innovations in the field of Geographic Information Systems

Should we replace the word "Geomatics"?

Taking into account the results of a recent survey, carried out by the Board of the Geomatics Professional Group (GPGB) of the RICS, Brian Coutts follows the evolution of the word "Geomatics" and argues that the time has come to consider a change. This word has returned to show its "ugly" head. The…

Geospatial technology, its role and importance within the IT structure in the Transportation Departments.

Geospatial technology Conceived as all the technology used to acquire, manage, analyze, visualize and disseminate both the data and the information referring to the location of an object, it has transcended its initial conception of triad composed essentially of GIS, GPS and Remote Sensing (RS in English) incorporating those emerging technologies that use a component ...

QGIS, PostGIS, LADM - in the Course of Land Administration developed by IGAC

In the convergence of different initiatives, aspirations and challenges of Colombia to maintain leadership in the southern cone in geospatial matters, between the days 27 of July and 4 of August, the Center for Research and Development of Geographic Information - CIAF of the Geographic Institute Agustín Codazzi will develop the Course: Application of the ISO 19152 standard ...

Applied-Streetview Camera System

Applied Streetview Equipment and Systems are the product of years of experience with a customer segment. From its first client generating georeferenced cartography in Bogotá, Colombia, they have expanded their clientele to all the continents of the planet, contributing in a great variety of projects and industries. The applications of their equipment are extensive as we can imagine, considering that little ...

The SINAP National System of Property Administration

Sinap
The National System of Property Administration (SINAP) is a technological platform that integrates all the information related to the physical and normative resource of the nation, where the different public, private and individual actors register all the transactions associated with the assets of property, necessary for the constitution and revitalization of a market ...

2 weeks of Latin American stock map collaboration

They have been fifteen days of evident sample of how the silent GIS of Latin America is connected, under the context of collaboration that information and communication technologies now allow. This is a project promoted by the Lincoln Institute, with several days of smoke and coffee from friends Diego Erba, Mario Piumetto and Sergio ...

Migrating a 10 Geospatial Platform Years Later - Microstation Geographics - Oracle Spatial

Private free software
This is a common challenge for many Cadastral or Cartography projects, which at the time 2000-2010 integrated Microstation Geographics as a spatial data engine, considering reasons such as the following: Arc-node management was and continues to be extremely practical for cadastral projects . The DGN is an attractive alternative, considering its version in the same file, ...